Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Researchers see ‘helpful’ protein causing cancer
February 10, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Steven-RobertsPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have determined how a protein that helps cells fight viruses can also cause genetic mutations that lead to cancer.

Piano duo brings new music to life
December 15, 2015

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Karen-and-Jeff-Savage-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The October release of an uncommon CD of music for two pianos is testament to the married performers’ funding ingenuity, brilliant performance, commitment to expand their profession’s repertoire and perseverance in the face of a cancer diagnosis.

Natural protein cage would improve cancer drug delivery
October 26, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

yuehe-LinPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, tiny protein cage to deliver nasty chemotherapy chemicals directly to cancer cells. Direct delivery could improve treatment and lessen what can be horrendous side effects from toxic drugs.

Researcher receives $2.6M to study tobacco carcinogens
October 15, 2015

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Lazarus-smallSPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $2.6 million federal grant to study the body’s ability to keep tobacco smoke components from causing cancer.

Genetic tests to be offered for prostate, breast cancers
August 18, 2015

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

Trobridge-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A genetic testing company will make available tests for prostate cancer survival and breast cancer recurrence to patients following identification of the biomarker genes in a Washington State University laboratory.

Cancer researcher retires from WSU pharmacy
July 6, 2015

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

MeadowsSPOKANE, Wash. – Pharmacy research leader Gary Meadows is retiring from Washington State University after 39 years of service, though his affiliation with WSU as an emeritus professor continues.

From the provost: A message to the WSU family
June 9, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – On Friday, the WSU Board of Regents granted President Floyd’s request for extended medical leave. Please allow me to clarify a couple of points concerning our administrative structure during his absence.